The Horror Honeys: Honey Buzz ~ Laika Announces Their Next Stop-Motion Film!

Honey Buzz ~ Laika Announces Their Next Stop-Motion Film!

The Horror Honeys are HUGE fans of Laika, the stop-motion animation studio behind favorites such as Coraline, Paranorman, and The Box Trolls. We've been impatiently awaiting for their announcement regarding their next project, and today, we got the best Hexmas present of all: a title, concept art, a plot, AND cast!

A Merry Hexmas to all!

Concept art from Kubo and the Two Strings

Titled Kubo and the Two Strings, Laika's fourth film will feature the voice talents of Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Brenda Vaccaro, and Game of Thrones' Art Parkinson as lead character, Kubo. The story sounds brilliantly dark and utterly Laika:

In the epic fantasy, scruffy, kindhearted Kubo ekes out a humble living while devotedly caring for his mother in their sleepy shoreside village. It is a quiet existence – until a spirit from the past catches up with him to enforce an age-old vendetta. Suddenly on the run from gods and monsters, Kubo’s chance for survival rests on finding the magical suit of armor once worn by his fallen father, the greatest samurai the world has ever known. Summoning courage, Kubo embarks on a thrilling odyssey as he faces his family’s history, navigates the elements, and bravely fights for the earth and the stars.

The down side? We have to wait until August 19, 2016 for Kubo to hit theaters. Curse you, beautiful and perfectly detailed stop-motion animation!

(Source: Cinema Blend)